A group-theoretic analysis of symmetric target scattering with application to landmine detection

@article{Stiles2002AGA,
  title={A group-theoretic analysis of symmetric target scattering with application to landmine detection},
  author={James M. Stiles and Abhjit V. Apte and Beng Beh},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing},
  year={2002},
  volume={40},
  pages={1802-1814}
}
Landmines are generally constructed such that they posses a high level of geometric symmetry and are then buried in a manner that preserves this symmetry. The scattered response of such a symmetric target will likewise exhibit the symmetry of the target, as well as the electromagnetic reciprocity exhibited by all scatterers. Group theory provides a mathematic tool for describing geometric symmetry, and it can likewise be used to describe the symmetries inherent in the bistatic scattering from… CONTINUE READING
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